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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Khe Sanh, Vietnam

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Khe Sanh...

Khe Sanh is a coastal city in Vietnam. The water temperature around Khe Sanh varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.6°C (69.1°F) in December up to 30.3°C (86.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Khe Sanh is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Khe Sanh?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Khe Sanh is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Khe Sanh?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Khe Sanh. The closest decent spot is High 5 Lahar, which is almost 895.2km (556miles) away from Khe Sanh. Click here for directions and to check out more information on High 5 Lahar and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pundakit, which is approximately 897.4km (557.4miles) away from Khe Sanh. Another good surfspot is Pundakit, located approximately 897.4km (557.4miles) from Khe Sanh.

Are there beaches near Khe Sanh?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Khe Sanh. A beach that might be worth checking out is Yalong Bay, which is almost 219.4km (136.3miles) away from Khe Sanh. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Nha Trang, which is approximately 345.8km (214.8miles) away from Khe Sanh.

What wetsuit do I need for Khe Sanh?

The water temperature around Khe Sanh is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Khe Sanh. However, during early winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 21°C (69°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Khe Sanh?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Khe Sanh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Khe Sanh...

Do you know what the the city Anahawan in the Philippines, the city Ubaitaba in the Brazil, and the city Castellar del Riu in the Spain have in common with Khe Sanh? Click on the links to find out...